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5 Fun, Nontraditional Scholarships For Georgia Students

Applying to colleges can be stressful, especially when they come with hefty price tags, and the monotony of scholarship applications only makes matters worse. But this process doesn’t have to...

October 24, 2016

The Point Of Polls | Diet Science | College Athletes & Mental Health

The presidential race is in full swing in Iowa on Monday as that state hosts the first-in-the-nation caucuses of the 2016 race. Undoubtedly, polling has become a central part of our election process...

February 1, 2016

DeKalb Officer Indicted For Murder | Therapy Dog | The Breakroom

DeKalb County police officer Robert Olsen was indicted on six counts, including felony murder, by a grand jury Thursday night. Olsen now faces criminal charges in the death of 27-year-old Anthony...

January 22, 2016

Documenting Syria | Higher Ed For Sale | Gun Violence Research

This month, Gov. Nathan Deal rescinded his order to ban Syrian refugees from coming to Georgia. Atlanta photographer Elizabeth Chappell returned from the region last spring after visiting the...

January 11, 2016

Georgia's New Bet On Hollywood

The film and television industry in the state of Georgia is rapidly growing. Today, Georgia is home to many shows such as The Walking Dead and Sleepy Hollow. Jeffery Stepakoff, a writer and...

December 17, 2015

Are College Students Tough Enough? | Income-Based Public Housing

“Helicopter parenting” has been under scrutiny for years, and one possible effect of the always-present-parent is showing up on college campuses. Student anxiety over “everyday stress” is now the...

October 14, 2015

Affirmative Action & College Admissions | LGBT Institute | Coming Out In The South

The Supreme Court is expected to make a major ruling on the issue of affirmative action in higher education. Trends show women outpace men in college attendance, but if college admissions were solely...

September 1, 2015

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment is consistantly reaching high levels. To help prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have stepped up to the plate and in a few short years...

July 2, 2014

The Arts Learning Task Force will raise student achievement & attract businesses!

Earlier this week, Governor Deal announced the creation of the Arts Learning Task Force to help improve student achievement with the development of robust arts learning environments. Deal says that...

June 13, 2014

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!

Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership...

June 4, 2014

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